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Beatrice Krebs


Deputy Director of Impact

Module Convenor for Criminal Law

Areas of interest

Criminal law; comparative and international criminal law; tort law.


Beatrice currently teaches the following courses on the LLB programme:

  • Criminology
  • Criminal Law
  • Advanced Criminal Law (Research Placement Project)

Research centres and groups

  • Global Law at Reading (GLAR)
  • Law, Justice & Society


Beatrice joined the School of Law as Lecturer in September 2012. Before taking up her current position, she was Departmental Lecturer in Law at Oxford University and Stipendiary Lecturer in Law at St Hilda's College (2011–2012), where she taught criminal law, tort and contract. Previously she also taught tort and contract as Graduate Lecturer at Corpus Christi College, Oxford (2009–2011).

In 2021, Beatrice joined Libertas Chambers as an Academic Member.

Academic qualifications

  • First State Exam in Law/Dipl-Jur (Münster)
  • BA Jurisprudence (Oxon)
  • LLM (Columbia Law School)
  • DPhil (Oxon)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Society of Legal Scholars
  • British-German Jurists’ Association
  • Academic Member of Libertas Chambers

Additional Publications - Scroll down to see RECENT publications


  • "Justification and Excuse in Article 31(1) of the Rome Statute", Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol 2, Issue 3 (2013), pp. 382–410.



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